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[audio]Grace Harlowe's Golden Summer - Jessie Graham Flower
LibriVox recording of Grace Harlowe's Golden Summer, by Jessie Graham Flower. Read by ashleighjane. The College Girls Series sees the friends part ways: Grace, Anne, and Miriam depart for Overton College, while Jessica and Nora attend a conservatory. The Eight Originals gather on holidays, but the seven College books focus on the three at Overton, along with new friends like J. Elfreda Briggs. They form Semper Fidelis, a society devoted to aiding less fortunate students at Overton...
Keywords: children; teen-young-adult; fiction; librivox
Downloads: 2,317
[audio]Tom Ossington's Ghost - Richard Marsh
LibriVox recording of Tom Ossington's Ghost, by Richard Marsh. Read by Patti Cunningham. Madge and Ella have lived at Clover Cottage but six weeks when a series of strange events begin to occur. A gentleman who arrives asking for a piano lesson from Madge, suddenly bolts out the back door and over the hedge when he sees a rough-looking character watching him from the street in front of the cottage...
Keywords: LibriVox; audio book; mystery; teen-young-adult
Downloads: 2,143
[audio]Captain Ted - Mary T. Waggaman
LibriVox recording of CAPTAIN TED, by MARY T. WAGGAMAN. Read by MARIA THERESE. When tragedy hits his family, in the form of a sudden illness to his father, young Teddy Thornton is forced to leave school and find work to help support his family. Without his realization he is thrown into a world of crime and counterfeiting. Will he do the right thing, or will he unwittingly be drawn down the wrong path? And will the mystery of Heron Hall be solved? Mary T...
Keywords: fiction; teen/young adult; children; mystery
Downloads: 7,295
[audio]Betty Wales, Freshman - Margaret Warde
LibriVox recording of Betty Wales, Freshman, by Margaret Warde. Read by Daryl Wor. First published in 1904, Betty Wales Freshman is the first book in an 8 volume series that follows Betty and her classmates throughout college and beyond. It takes place at Harding in New England (NOT to be confused with the Arkansas university) based on the author's time at Smith College in Massachusetts. Some humour and frivolity ensue as well as interpersonal drama among Betty and her many peers...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; fiction; teen/young adult
Downloads: 1,950
[audio]A Daughter of the Land - Gene Stratton-Porter
LibriVox recording of A Daughter of the Land, by Gene Stratton-Porter. Independent Kate Bates resents the fact that, as the youngest of a large family, she is expected to stay at home and help her parents while her brothers and sisters are free to pursue their desires. When she defies her family and leaves home, she finds that the path to independence is paved with hardships. (Summary by wildemoose) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover ...
Keywords: audiobook; librivox; Fiction; Romance; Teen/Young adult
Downloads: 18,976
[audio]The Pony Rider Boys in New Mexico - Frank Gee Patchin
LibriVox recording of The Pony Rider Boys in New Mexico, by Frank Gee Patchin. Yee-Haw!! The Pony Rider Boys are on the move again! This time they are on their way to Bluewater, New Mexico, ready for whatever adventure they can find. But this time, trouble spots them on the train. Will the Pony Rider Boys be able to handle whatever comes their way? (Summary by Ann Boulais ) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if avail...
Keywords: LibriVox; audiobooks; adventure; children; fiction; teen-young-adult; westerns; cowboys
Downloads: 2,334
[audio]Killgloom Park - Neil Boyton, S.J.
LibriVox recording of Killgloom Park, by Neil Boyton, S.J.. Read by Maria Therese. Join Angelo Daily and his chums during a fun filled summer at Killgloom Park, a Coney Island, New York amusement park in the 1930's. A runaway tiger! Tracking down a wanted thief! Climbing down a ferris wheel in the middle of the night! These are just a few of the exciting things that happen during this adventurous summer! The author grew up in the world of amusement parks, providing first hand material for two of...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; adventure; children; fiction; teen/young adult
Downloads: 5,671
[audio]Hurlbut's Bible Lessons - Jesse Lyman Hurlbut
LibriVox recording of Hurlbut's Bible Lessons, by Jesse Lyman Hurlbut. Read by Diana Majlinger & Esther. Questions and answers on The Old Testament and The New Testament comprising a complete course of study designed to carry one through the Old Testament in on year and through the New Testament in one year. (Summary from title page) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog ...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; poetry; Religion; Instruction; Teen/Young adult; Children
Downloads: 3,870
[audio]The Child's Book of American Biography - Mary Stoyell Stimpson
LibriVox recording of The Child's Book of American Biography, by Mary Stoyell Stimpson. Read by Laura Victoria. In every country there have been certain men and women whose busy lives have made the world better or wiser. The names of such are heard so often that every child should know a few facts about them. It is hoped the very short stories told here may make boys and girls eager to learn more about these famous people...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; children; biography; history; teen/young adult
Downloads: 5,211
[audio]Basket of Flowers, The - Christoph von Schmid
LibriVox recording of The Basket of Flowrs, by Christoph von Schmid. Read by Abigail Rasmussen. James is the king's gardener and he deeply enjoys caring for and cultivating flowers. He teaches his daughter Mary many principles of godliness through the flowers. One day Mary is falsely accused of stealing, and the penalty is death. Through many trials and hardships, Mary learns of the goodness of God, the blessing of praying for her enemies, how to consider her trials as a joy, and true forgivenes...
Keywords: children; fiction; religion; teen-young-adult, librivox, audiobook
Downloads: 3,822
[audio]The Getting of Wisdom (Version 2) - Henry Handel Richardson
LibriVox recording of The Getting of Wisdom by Henry Handel Richardson. Read in English by kirstylHenry Handel Richardson was the pseudonym of Ethel Florence Lindesay Richardson, a writer who was born in 1870 to a reasonably well-off family which later fell on hard times. The author's family lived in various Victorian towns and from the age of 13 to 17 Richardson attended boarding school at the Presbyterian Ladies' College in Melbourne, Victoria...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; literature; fiction; australia; teen-young-adult; women writers
Downloads: 173,723
[audio]An Old Man’s Thought of School - Walt Whitman
LibriVox volunteers bring you 23 recordings of An Old Man’s Thought of School by Walt Whitman. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for February 12, 2012. Whitman claimed that after years of competing for "the usual rewards", he determined to become a poet. He first experimented with a variety of popular literary genres which appealed to the cultural tastes of the period. As early as 1850, he began writing what would become Leaves of Grass, a collection of poetry which he would continue edi...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; poetry; advice; instruction; philosophy; teen/young adult
Downloads: 2,219
[audio]The Lone Ranger Rides - Fran Striker
LibriVox recording of The Lone Ranger Rides, by Fran Striker. Read by Roger Melin. Fans of the old radio shows and the TV series The Lone Ranger will recognize the characters in this book - the Lone Ranger, his faithful Indian sidekick Tonto and his trusty horse, Silver. The Lone Ranger Rides, a wonderful western story in itself, also details the origins of why a Texas Ranger would stirke out on his own, wearing a mask at all times, and how he met his companions Tonto and his ever dependable equ...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; adventure; fiction; teen/young adult; westerns
Downloads: 9,024
[audio]Priest on Horseback - Father Farmer: 1720 - 1786 - Eva K. Betz
LibriVox recording of Priest on Horseback - Father Farmer: 1720 - 1786, by Eva K. Betz. Read by Maria Therese. A historical novel for children, which tells the story of several months in the life of the then famous Father Farmer, as he traveled a Mass circuit in Pre-Revolutionary, Colonial America. He faced much danger and and adventure, in order to provide the Mass and the Sacraments to Catholics who had not seen a priest in years...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; adventure; history; biography; religion; teen/young adult
Downloads: 4,370
[audio]The Old Peabody Pew: A Christmas Romance of a Country Church - Kate Douglas Wiggin
LibriVox recording of The Old Peabody Pew: A Christmas Romance of a Country Church by Kate Douglas Wiggin. A sweet, old fashioned Christmas romance set in an old New England meeting house.(Summary by Maria Therese) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; fiction; holiday; romance; teen/young adult
Downloads: 5,235
[audio]My Doggie and I - Robert Michael Ballantyne
LibriVox recording of My Doggie and I, by Robert Michael Ballantyne. Read by Allyson Hester. This story surrounds a child waif, a young woman, a young gentleman doctor, and an elderly lady. This tale unfolds the story of a bond that brings these unlikely friends together and merges their separate paths of life into one common path. The bond is "Dumps", or "Pompey", the "doggie". With many twists, turns, and uncertainties, the ending may surprise the reader...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; animals; adventure; children; fiction; teen/young adult
Downloads: 8,430 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[audio]The Story of Scraggles - George Wharton James
LibriVox recording of The Story of Scraggles, by George Wharton James. Read by Tom Weiss. "I was only a little baby song-sparrow, and from the moment I came out of my shell everybody knew there was something the matter with me." So starts the short story of Scraggles, a young sparrow who came to be rescued and nurtured by a human family, as told in Scraggles "own words". Listeners are forewarned the ending chapters of Scraggles may be disturbing to some of our younger listeners...
Keywords: LibriVox; audiobooks; animals; children; nature; teen-young-adult
Downloads: 572
[audio]Aunt Jane's Nieces at Work - L. Frank Baum
LibriVox recording of Aunt Jane's Nieces at Work, by L. Frank Baum. Read by volunteer readers. The novel carries forward the continuing story of the three cousins Louise Merrick, Beth De Graf, and Patsy Doyle, and their circle. The title is somewhat misleading; it could more accurately have been called Aunt Jane's Nieces in Politics. (Uncle John Merrick tells his nieces that politics is "work," which yields the title.) The story begins three days after the end of the previous book, Aunt Jane's N...
Keywords: LibriVox; audiobook; politics; Adventure; Children; Fiction; Teen/Young adult
Downloads: 3,509
[audio]The Valiant Runaways - Gertrude Atherton
LibriVox recording of The Valiant Runaways, by Gertrude Atherton. Read by Lynne Thompson. Savage bears, a river rescue, capture by Indians, escape on wild mustangs and a revolutionary battle await the protagonists of this suspenseful adventure novel, set in California. (Summary by Lynne Thompson) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; adventure; fiction; teen/young adult; westerns
Downloads: 2,625
[audio]Peggy Raymond's Way (or Blossom Time At Friendly Terrace) - Harriet Lummis Smith
LibriVox recording of Peggy Raymond's Way (or Blossom Time At Friendly Terrace), by Harriet Lummis Smith. Read by Daryl Wor. In this fifth and (as far as is known) final volume of Peggy Raymond and her Friendly Terrace entourage, we find the Girls winding down from the Great War, and pursuing more domestic and mischievous pursuits. Finishing up college and preparing for Peggy and Grahame's wedding, Ruth, Amy and Priscilla look toward their own opportunities of future relationships and potential ...
Keywords: LibriVox; audiobooks; fiction; humor; teen-young-adult; marriage; friendship; coming-of-age; post-war; series
Downloads: 720
[audio]Peggy Raymond's Vacation (or Friendly Terrace Transplanted) - Harriet Lummis Smith
LibriVox recording of Peggy Raymond's Vacation (or Friendly Terrace Transplanted), by Harriet Lummis Smith. Read by Daryl Wor . Sequel to The Girls of Friendly Terrace (or Peggy Raymond's Success). As the summer opens the girls fan themselves on the porch, wishing for a get away. As it happens, opportunity knocks, leading them into a country vacation along with a few more members to the party. (Summary by Daryl Wor) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS...
Keywords: LibriVox; audiobooks; children; fiction; teen-young-adult; girls; sweet; country; vacation; summer
Downloads: 1,169
[audio]Mary Louise - L. Frank Baum
LibriVox recording of Mary Louise, by L. Frank Baum. Read by Sibella Denton. The Bluebird Books is a series of novels popular with teenage girls in the 1910s and 1920s. The series was begun by L. Frank Baum using his Edith Van Dyne pseudonym, then continued by at least three others, all using the same pseudonym. Baum wrote the first four books in the series, possibly with help from his son, Harry Neal Baum, on the third...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; teen/young adult; mystery; girl detectives; bluebird series; baum; edith van dyne
Downloads: 23,402 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[audio]The Sword of Antietam - Joseph A. Altsheler
LibriVox recording of The Sword of Antietam, by Joseph A. Altsheler. "The Sword of Antietam" tells a complete story, but it is one in the chain of Civil War romances, begun in "The Guns of Bull Run" and continued through "The Guns of Shiloh" and "The Scouts of Stonewall." The young Northern hero, Dick Mason, and his friends are in the forefront of the tale. (Summary from the Foreword) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other format...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobooks; historical-fiction; teen-young-adult; war-stories; American Civil War
Downloads: 2,891
[audio]It's Like This, Cat - Emily Neville
LibriVox recording of It's Like This, Cat, by Emily Neville. This novel won the Newbery Medal for excellence in American children's literature in 1964. This delightful story revolves around a 14 year old boy, Dave and his adopted cat, called just "Cat", who turns his ordinary everyday life into an exciting roller-coaster ride. (Summary by Neeru Iyer) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the ...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; adventure; animals; fiction; humor; children; teen/young adult
Downloads: 17,912
[audio]Squinty the Comical Pig - Richard Barnum
LibriVox recording of Squinty the Comical Pig, by Richard Barnum. "This comical children's tale about the funny adventures of a funny pig written by an unknown author. The publisher has hired authors to write children's tales, and gave them "house names". The "name" of the author who wrote this tale is Richard Barnum. It became very successful, the most well known of Richard Barnum's tales. So, if you want to laugh a little, even if you are not a child, read this book"...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; adventure; animals; children; fantasy; fiction; humor; teen/young adult
Downloads: 6,320
[audio]Slovenly Betsy - Heinrich Hoffmann
LibriVox recording of Slovenly Betsy by Heinrich Hoffmann. Hienrich Hoffman was a German psychiatrist and doctor. He had written poetry and sketches for his son, and was persuaded to have a collection of these printed. The stories were not perceived as cruel or overly moral by Hoffmann's contemporaries. This American version contains a few of the stories from the original German "Struwwelpeter" publication.(Summary by David Lawrence) For further information, including links to online text, reade...
Keywords: librivox;  literature;  audiobook; advice; animals; children; fiction; humor; instruction; nature; satire; teen/young adult; tragedy
Downloads: 559
[audio]Veronica - Johanna Spyri
LibriVox recording of Veronica, by Johanna Spyri. Read by Daryl Wor. Published in 1886, this novel encompasses a small community wherein Veronica, having lost her own mother, is “adopted” by a neighbour, Gertrude, who has a son of her own. The son, Dietrich, is learning how to become a saddler as his father before him. Their life is filled with hard work, but also some contentment. From the mother they now share, and two other matronly neighbours, Dietrich and Veronica learn valuable lessons...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; fiction; teen-young-adult; adoption; village life; loss and redemption
Downloads: 1,414
[audio]The Time Machine - H. G. Wells
LibriVox recording of The Time Machine, by H.G. Wells. Read by Mark Nelson. H.G. Wells' classic science fiction-fantasy story, in which a scientist known only as “The Time Traveller” tells the tale of his journey to the year 802,701 A.D. and beyond, where he witnesses the end of human civilization as we know it, as well as the beginning of the end of the world. This original time-travel story has been copied many times, but never improved upon...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; adventure; fantasy; fiction; science fiction; teen/young adult
Downloads: 90,894 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[audio]Teddy's Button - Amy LeFeuvre
LibriVox recording of Teddy's Button, by Amy LeFeuvre. Read by GabrielleC. Teddy loves to tell the story of how his father heroically died on the battlefield and guards his button jealously. But this brings contention and strife when a new girl comes to town. Teddy begins to learn what it means to be a soldier under Christ, his Captain. (Summary by GabrielleC) M4B format available For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (i...
Keywords: LibriVox; audio book; Adventure; Children; Comedy; Humor; Mystery; Teen/Young adult
Downloads: 2,367
[audio]Uncle Remus and Brer Rabbit - Joel Chandler Harris
LibriVox recording of Uncle Remus and Brer Rabbit, by Joel Chandler Harris. Read by Phil Chenevert. Uncle Remus' stories feature a trickster hero called Br'er Rabbit ("Brother" Rabbit), who uses his wits to slide out of trouble and gain the advantage over the slower witted other animals, many of whom are trying to eat him. Br'er Rabbit stories were mostly collected directly from the afro-american oral story-telling tradition and are said to be a direct interpretation of Yoruba tales of Hare...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; animals; children; fairy tales; fantasy; fiction; teen/young adult
Downloads: 19,177
[audio]The Girls of Friendly Terrace (or Peggy Raymond's Success) - Harriet Lummis Smith
LibriVox recording of The Girls of Friendly Terrace (or Peggy Raymond's Success), by Harriet Lummis Smith. Read by Daryl Wor. Peggy Raymond and her friends, Amy, Priscilla and Ruth, encounter a new neighbour, Elaine, and her family. While Peggy, in her usual cheerful and practical manner, welcomes them into the neighbourhood of Friendly Terrace, a variety of mysteries slowly unfold about them and why they ended up moving there...
Keywords: LibriVox; audiobooks; children; fiction; teen-young-adult; practical; girls; kindness; cheerful
Downloads: 2,878
[audio]Boys' Book of Famous Soldiers - J. Walker McSpadden
LibriVox recording of Boys' Book of Famous Soldiers, by J. Walker McSpadden. These 12 stories give a personal portrait of twelve famous soldiers from the past two centuries. Each story explores the early life of the soldier —to trace his career up from boyhood through the formative years. Such data serves to explain the great soldier of later years. Summary compiled from the preface of the book. (Summary by philchenevert) For further information, including links to online text, reader informat...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; Adventure; Biography; History; Teen/Young adult; War stories
Downloads: 10,577
[audio]Mary Louise in the Country - L. Frank Baum
LibriVox recording of Mary Louise in the Country, by L. Frank Baum. Read by Sibella Denton. The Bluebird Books is a series of novels popular with teenage girls in the 1910s and 1920s. The series was begun by L. Frank Baum using his Edith Van Dyne pseudonym, then continued by at least three others, all using the same pseudonym. Baum wrote the first four books in the series, possibly with help from his son, Harry Neal Baum, on the third...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; teen/young adult; mystery; girl detectives; bluebird series; edith van dyne; baum
Downloads: 15,283 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[audio]The Girls of Gardenville - Carroll Watson Rankin
LibriVox recording of The Girls of Gardenville, by Carroll Watson Rankin. Read by Betsie Bush. It is pleasant to have another book about a group of merry, natural girls, who have the attractions of innocence and youthful faults. "The Sweet Sixteen" Club made fudge, and went on picnics, and behaved just as jolly, nice maidens should. (The Outlook, vol. 82, Mar. 24, 1906) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; children; humor; short stories; cookery; teen/young adult
Downloads: 4,203
[audio]Zorra Boys at Home and Abroad, or, How to Succeed - William Alexander MacKay
LibriVox recording of Zorra Boys at Home and Abroad, or, How to Succeed by William Alexander MacKay. By Zorra, in the following sketches, is meant a little district in Oxford county, Ontario, some ten miles square, composed of part of East and part of West Zorra, and containing a population of about fourteen hundred. It was settled about the year 1830, chiefly by Highlanders from Sutherlandshire, Scotland...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; advice; biography; essay/short nonfiction; history; instruction; memoirs; religion; teen/young adult; travel
Downloads: 2,763
[audio]Tom of the Raiders - Austin Bishop
LibriVox recording of Tom of the Raiders, by Austin Bishop. Read by Brett Downey. Young Adult historical fiction of a young man joining the Union Army and taking part in the Great Locomotive Chase. (Summary by Brett Downey) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; adventure; fiction; historical fiction; spy stories; teen/young adult; war stories
Downloads: 1,347 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[audio]Stories of Great Composers for Children - Thomas Tapper
LibriVox recording of Stories of Great Composers for Children, by Thomas Tapper. Read by Kara Shallenberg. This is a collection of ten short, entertaining, informative picture-book biographies of famous composers. Each book tells about the childhood and great achievements of a composer, and includes a short musical example. Here are links to the online texts so you can read along and look at the pictures:Bach: http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/34568Mozart: http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/34582Beet...
Keywords: Librivox; Audiobook; Biography; Children; Fiction; Music; Teen/Young adult; Bach; Mozart; Beethoven; Haydn; Schubert; Handel; Chopin; Verdi; Wagner; Grieg
Downloads: 44,041 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[audio]The Friendly Terrace Quartette (or Peggy Raymond At The Poplars) - Harriet Lummis Smith
LibriVox recording of The Friendly Terrace Quartette (or Peggy Raymond At The Poplars), by Harriet Lummis Smith. Read by Daryl Wor. The Friendly Terrace Quartette (or Peggy Raymond At The Poplars) published in 1920, finds Peggy and her friends preparing for The Great War. Young men they had known as boys are signing up to train and fight as soldiers, while the girls find themselves looking for what they can do to help...
Keywords: LibriVox; audiobooks; fiction; historical-fiction; teen-young-adult; World War I; WWI; Land Army; Farm; Farming; girls; coming of age
Downloads: 983
[audio]The Dragon of Wantley - Owen Wister
LibriVox recording of The Dragon of Wantley, by Owen Wister. Read by David Wales. A novel, The Dragon of Wantley, was written by Owen Wister (best known as the author of The Virginian) in 1892. Published by Lipincott Press, the story is a comic "burlesque" (in the author's words), concerning the "true" story of the Dragon. It is a romantic story set at Christmastime in the early 13th century. The book was a surprise success, going through four editions over the next ten years...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; fiction; animals; children; comedy; fairy tales; fantasy; humor; myths/legends; satire; short stories; teen/young adult
Downloads: 9,234
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